PT Considers not Having a Mayoral Candidate in São Paulo for the First Time

The Worker's Party (PT) is assessing whether to support the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) or the Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL) after running the city three times and negotiates coalitions in other capitals.

By Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The leadership of the Workers' Party (PT) is considering not having its candidate in São Paulo for the first time. Last Monday, the party's Electoral Working Group (GTE) held its first meeting to begin preparations for the 2020 city elections.

In a preliminary assessment, it is expected to grow in medium-sized cities, with more than 200,000 voters, but there are competing candidates in four of the 27 capitals.

With insufficient competition and the guidance of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the PT should focus its support . . .

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